Minisforum’s UM700 with AMD Ryzen CPU is a beast on its own as announced a couple of weeks ago. Today, Team Blue gets a bit of love from the company as the U820 and U850 are officially released equipped with Intel CPUs from 2 different generations.
While not being the best in terms of performance, this one excels over the UM700 with expanded connectivity and storage expansion, making it great for users who need to hold an enormous amount of data at once. In any case, the summarized spec sheet is down below for reference.
Minisforum U820/U850 Specifications
Intel Core i5 8259U / 10210U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 (8259U) / UHD Graphics (10210U)
16GB DDR4 SODIMM, Maximum 64GB support
512GB NVMe SSD
Two 2.5-inch SATA SSD / HDD
2x RJ45 LAN, 1x USB 3.1 Gen1 (2.0A Output), 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, 1x USB Type-C Gen2, Audio Jack, Microphone, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Dual-Band Wi-Fi, BlueTooth 5.1, Ethernet
Windows 10 Pro Included
Compared to the UM700 last time, it loses Wi-Fi 6 capability to go back to the older Wi-Fi 5 revision in exchange for more storage slots and a little bit more I/O ports.
Pricing and Availability
The Minisforum U820 and U850 are available for purchase right now through its official online store with the following configuration and price tags, worldwide shipping fee included.
- U820 with 16GB RAM + 512GB NVMe SSD: USD $639
- U850 with 16GB RAM + 512GB NVMe SSD: USD $699